Apple TV set for fall launch with HBO, Watch ABC and Fox reportedly on-board

Apple is primed to release its TV streaming network later this year, according to Wall Street Journal sources.

The service is set to retail with 25 channels from broadcasters such as HBO, Watch ABC and Fox. It will be viewable across iOS systems including iPhones, iPads and Apple TV set-top boxes.

The full service will cost between $30 and $40 however the Californian firm is also looking to provide a streamlined service with fewer channels.

Apple is also allegedly in talks with Walt Disney Company, CBS and 21st Century Fox to bolster the service before its launch although several broadcaster's already have show licences tied up in other apps.

This comes after Apple chief executive Tim Cook said in September that the company was looking to launch a TV service that replace current services which are “stuck in the 70s”.

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